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back. to what seemed a hinge of history. >> the change we need doesn't come from washington, change comes to washington. >> reporter: the crowds were bigger, moran tour russ, more hopeful. for so many people it was magic. but it couldn't happen again. that's not how life works. this is real. this is politics. >> listen, we know what change looks like, madison, and what he's selling ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest banks, that's not change. another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy is not change. >> reporter: there are two keys to victory for obama this time around, first is dedication, he needs crowds not to so much fall in love with him again but to grip down and get out that vote and to do that he needs the young people, the american electorate of tomorrow. there are 39,000 students at the university of wisconsin and in this state they can register to vote up to election day. why did you vote for him? >> well, i'm gay, so that is a big pull for me. romney is very anti-gay marriage and obama, since he came out and supported gay marriage last spring, that's
. we have breaking news tonight on that widening e-mail scandal rocking washington and the world. a scandal that led to the resignation of cia chief david petraeus. late this evening, abc news learned that general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, is being investigated for possibly inappropriate e-mail communications with one of the women linked to the petraeus scandal. it's the latest bombshell. kelly is a family friend of petraeus and notified the fbi she was receiving threatening e-mails. martha raddatz has the story. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary access to pep his biography, he likely never imagined it would lead to his downfall. but tonight, his reputation is sullied. the fbi is under scrutiny, and agents have descended on broadwell's home to gather more material, material broadwell is now willingly providing them in this increasingly strange scandal. the affair first came to light this summer as part of an fbi investigation prompted by a complaint from this woman, jill kelly. a private citizen a
the evidence of broadwell's affair with petraeus. broadwell, seen tonight at her brother's home in washington, sipping wine and having dinner, admitted her affair with petraeus but has not commented on her e-mails she allegedly sent to the other woman, jill kelly. there is more, abc news learned that general allen received an anonymous e-mail traced to broadwell, claiming jill kelly was a seductress. a further look by the fbi into kelly's e-mails revealed hundreds between kelly and allen. 20,000 to 30,000 pages of communication in all. secretary of defense leon panetta put general allen's promotion to nato supreme commander on hold and ordered a full investigation of the allen/kelly relationship. >> today, the secretary directed the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense for investigation. >> reporter: jill kelly spent the day at her home in tampa not answering questions. in the background, a television could be seen with news coverage of the payton place like military sex scandal that focused attention on who she and is how she end up in the admit of it all.
got some harassing e-mails. meanwhile, in washington, paula broadwell, petraeus' former mistress, who allegedly sent the e-mails to kelley, remained in hiding at her brother's home. today, the fbi said she illegally had classified material at her home in north carolina, though no charges have been filed. jill kelley also remains at her home in tampa. her access to centcom revoked. this afternoon at the white house, president obama finally weighed in on this scandal, declared that no breach of national security occurred and spoke with sadness of the fall of david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: but the real takeaway from the white house today? there's nothing like a re-election to give the president a jolt of confidence. >> i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get in the middl
civilians and kinds," he calling on hamas and other groups to hit hard. >> reporter: back in washington, president obama has been making calls to the middle east. >> i want to express my thanks to president obama. >> reporter: here, in israel, the government has taken this battle to social media. its official twitter field has blasted out threats to hamas. it warned yesterday that no hamas operatives, whether low level or senior leaders, show their faces above ground in the days ahead. hamas fired back with this tweet, "our blessed hands will reach your leader and soldiers wherever they are. you opened hell gaeflts on yourselves." just days after winning re-election, the president is now faced with a widened conflict that has the potential to destabilize an already unstable region. >> i think the number one worry at the white house today was containment. they want to contain this crisis, because they can imagine scenarios where it gets much more out of control than it has already. >> reporter: this is the first israel/palestinian conflict of the new middle east. the arab spring has rais
washington bridge is painted by workers balancing and walking, sometimes sliding down the beam. it takes them more than a year and a half just to finish the job. hardly any journalists have ever been allowed to the top of the bridge. but we were. it is a rare look at life atop this marvel of american engineering. so rare and exclusive, potential bridge painters need to ace a series of tests. and this is the final exam. >> a large portion of them, when they get to this height, it's a better way for them to make a living. >> that's the bridge painter test right there. that beam up there. >> reporter: 90% of them fail that? >> some people fail that halfway out. the rest of them fail. they have to move to the next section. >> reporter: to go any further, we had to take the test and prove we wouldn't panic. this is certainly not for the feint of heart. but for a once upon a time mountain climber, i didn't feel too unsafe. but the real danger is out here, where the barrels of the bridge are round and sloping. and there's no net between us and the 14 lanes of traffic whizzing below. the workers told
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: controversy over how the fbi has conducted its investigation has engulfed washington. why did the fbi and attorney general eric holder wait until just this past wednesday to alert the white house, notably after the election? and why didn't they alert relevant members of congress at all? officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer which is illegal but the fbi does not currently believe that any of it came from petraeus and so far no charges have been filed against her. she has gone into hiding with her husband and sons, age 4 and 6. shades on her family charlotte home are drawn. a poignant note etched in chalk on their driveway, dad loves mom. for his part, petraeus has reached out to old friends who say he is devastated. >> what's the first thing he said? >> he apologized. he said that he felt that he had let the team down. and that he obviously wanted to make it -- to pull his family together and to try to recover from this. >> reporte >> reporter: a long way from 2007 in iraq when he talked about the burdens of being the man then considered the nation's most trus
brother's home in washington sipping wine and having dinner has the admitted her affair with petraeus but has not commented on e-mails she allegedly sent to the other woman, jill kelly. there is more, abc news learned that general allen received an anonymous e-mail traced to broadwell, claiming jill kelly was a seductress. a further look, 20,000,0 to 30,0 pages of communication. secretary of defense leon panetta put general allen's promotion to supreme commander on hold and ordered an investigation. >> to date secretary directed the matter -- >> reporter: jill kelly spent the day at her home in tampa not answering questions. in the background, a tell vgs could be seen with coverage of the peyton place like military scandal that focus add tension on who she is and how she ended up in the middle of it all. the license plate on kelly's mercedes-benz, shows she is honorary counsel for south korea. in phone calls, kelly told the dispatcher she deserved protection from the media outside. >> i am an honorary consul general, they should not be able to profit, i don't know if you want to get d
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